Hot water tank hook up
There should be specific parts and instructions with the new water heater.
Out with the old, in with the new
Then open a nearby hot water faucet until you hear the gas burner in the water heater ignite. Continue to 7 of 10 below. Continue to 6 of 10 hot water tank hook up. Continue to 2 of 10 below. Let the water heater tank fill with water: Screw it tightly into the tank with a pipe wrench. Reassemble the remaining nipples, finishing up with the union Photo 2.
Then, when you're finished, have the electrical inspector check your work. Set the new water temperature setting to no more than degrees F.
Continue to 5 of 10 below. Connect the circuit wires to the water heater leads in the electrical junction box on the heater unit.
These tips will make your work go faster and easier: A for joining different metals, usually copper tubing to the steel tank. Photo 3 Unscrew the vent pipe from the vent hood and move it to the side. First turn off the power to the water heater at your main electrical panel.
Step 1: Shut off the gas and water
Attach the relief valve. Cut off the water lines.
Unlike regular couplings, they don't have an internal stop. Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Install any other fittings as needed, following the manufacturer's directions. Turn off the gas to the water heater and call a licensed plumber to correct the problem. Galvanized steel pipes are difficult to replace.
Turn off the circuit breaker on the water heater's circuit at the home's breaker box. The pan must have a drain tube that leads to a house drain or other approved location outdoors where permitted. Better to get guidance first so you don't have to change things later! MORE the water heater. Restore power to the water heater circuit, for an electric heater.
Connect the cold water inlet and hot water outlet on the water heater to the cold and hot water pipes. MORE tric water heater: If the tubing doesn't line up, offset the lines as needed with pairs of degree elbows.